Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Sequel Is like Getting Warm Hug from Friend

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Sequel Is like Getting Warm Hug from Friend

Article excerpt

MOVIE: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

STARRING: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Andrea Martin, Gia Carides, Elena Kampouris.

RATING: PG

SHOWING AT: The Strand

REVIEWER: Seanna Cronin

WATCHING My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is like getting a big, warm hug from a friend you haven't seen in a long time.

The long-awaited sequel to 2002's surprise hit movie brings the whole Portokalos family back together for more craziness, drama and, of course, food.

Writer and star Nia Vardalos and John Corbett still have great chemistry, even if their characters Toula and Ian are going through a bit of a rut as their lives are consumed by work, family and their teenage daughter Paris.

Rising talent Elena Kampouris fits in perfectly to the large returning cast as Paris, a moody teenager who is feeling just as stifled by her smothering Greek family as Toula felt during her budding romance with Ian.

Toula is trying to fight her incredibly strong urges to be involved in every aspect of Paris's life and she and Ian try to hide their fear that Paris will choose to go off to college far away from them. …

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